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Musa acuminata ‘Siam Ruby’ | Red Banana Tree

1,550.00

  •  Live plant along with a plastic pot.
  •  Plants height with 6inch pot is 12-18 inches.
  •  Appealing vibrant red or ruby-colored pseudostems.
  •  A stunning contrast of red and green over leaves
  •  Plants’ nature is outdoor grow like trees, less watering.
  •  Starts fruiting in 2 years. (rich in nutrition value)
  •  Best fruit plant, easy maintenance, fast-growing.

5 in stock

Description

Musa acuminata ‘Siam Ruby’ | Red Banana Tree

The Siam Ruby Banana, commonly known as the crimson Banana Tree, is a type of banana plant that produces crimson or maroon bananas. This cultivar is mostly grown for cosmetic and aesthetic purposes, as the bananas it produces are often smaller and less sweet than other regularly farmed yellow bananas such as the Cavendish.

Nutrientional value Red Bananas:

  • Calories: About 90-100 calories per medium-sized banana.
  • Carbohydrates: Approximately 23 grams, mainly natural sugars.
  • Dietary Fiber: About 2-3 grams, supporting digestion.
  • Vitamins: Good source of vitamin C, vitamin B6, vitamin A, and folate.
  • Minerals: Provide potassium (around 400-450 mg) for heart health.
  • Antioxidants: Rich in antioxidants, including anthocyanins.
  • Other Nutrients: Contain small amounts of magnesium, phosphorus, and iron.

 

Features of Musa acuminata ‘Siam Ruby banana tree:

  1. Vibrant Red Pseudostems: ‘Siam Ruby’ red banana is instantly recognizable due to its vibrant red pseudostems. In addition, these striking red stems create a bold and eye-catching appearance in any garden.
  2. Ornamental Foliage: This banana plant’s lush green leaves provide a stunning contrast to the red stems. Additionally, the combination of red and green adds to its overall ornamental appeal.
  3. Sweet, Delectable Fruit: ‘Siam Ruby’ bananas are celebrated for their sweet and delicious flavor. Furthermore, the delightful taste they offer makes them a preferred choice for those who grow them.
  4. Compact Growth: This banana variety is relatively compact, making it ideal for smaller gardens and even container gardening. On the other hand, its smaller size doesn’t compromise its visual impact.
  5. Primarily Ornamental: People primarily cultivate ‘Siam Ruby’ for its ornamental value due to its stunning appearance, even though it does produce fruit. It is a banana plant that pleases both the eye and the palate.
  6. Cold-Hardy: ‘Siam Ruby’ red bananas exhibit a degree of cold-hardiness, making them adaptable to a range of climates, including some cooler regions. Additionally, this hardiness extends their suitability to diverse environments.
  7. Fast Growth: One remarkable feature is its fast growth, which means you can enjoy its beauty relatively quickly in your garden. Notably, it thrives and flourishes at a pace that’s sure to impress.

Uses

People eat red bananas in the same way as yellow bananas, peeling the fruit before consumption. They have a sweet taste with a hint of vanilla. People often consume them raw, either whole or chopped, and use them in desserts and fruit salads. They can also be baked, fried, and toasted. You can find dried red bananas in stores as well.

Additional information

Weight 0.80 kg
Dimensions 24 × 13 × 11 cm

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